Saturday, October 17, 2015

FTU - Halloween2

Scrapkit - from Beba HERE
Mask - your choice
Template - HERE  1st template on 4th row
Tube - Zlata_M at PFD HERE

Open template and delete copyright, ribbons, bottom, and slider layers
I work from bottom to top
Click on bottom layer and add pp6 and apply your mask/merge group
Next add pp7
Add ele25
Add ele24
Add pp2 for border layer
Crop your tag - don't resize
Apply EC4000/glass/default but change edge darkening to -58 and the color to orange
Next layer
Effect - Xero/fritillary/top # change to 5/bottom # 115
Next layer
Effect - texture/antique mosaic/default
Next layer - effect default
Next 4 layers...merge down
Adjust/sharpness/sharpen more
Add ele2&3 at bottom
Add ele18
Add ele23
Ele19 resize 50% and place as shown - erase any over the frame then drag to layer under the 4 merged layers
Resize tube and place as shown...erase any over the edge
Click on top layer and add the following:
Ele 8
Ele20 - resize 45% - add a thing white glow
Ele17 - resize 30%
Drag ele15 to below tube layer
Click top layer add ele14
Merge all visible/resize as needed/add proper copyright

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Halloween - ftu

Kit - Monster Bash by Lisa with Creative Misfits - HERE
Mask - your choice
Tube - DannyLee with Scraps and Company  - HERE
Open bat paper and apply mask of choice
Open frame1 - resize 85% and place on canvas
Grab magic wand and click inside frame/selections/modify/expand by 2/click on mask layer and promote/select none
Adjust/blur/radial blur - change blur strength to 25
starswirl - resize 85%
Stars - resize 80% and place below frame
Bow2 - resize 70%
Zombie - resize 70%
Candybucket - resize 40%
Skullcupcake - resize 45%
Frame layer...magic wand/click inside frame/modify/expand by 2/Place close up/invert/delete/select none
On your tube layer - layer properties to hard light or whichever looks best
Merge all visible/crop/resize/add proper copyright and you are done

Monday, July 20, 2015

Fish and Sea - FTU

Scrapkit - Bibi's "Magic Sea" - HERE
Password is BIBI2013WTFREE
Tube - CDO Caron Vinson - HERE
Effects - Mura Meister and Medhi
Open new image 600x600
Ele40 - resize by 85%
Ele80 - Mura Meister/copies/encircle/12/60/60/ok
PP3 - I changed the color to a pink
Click on inside fish frame with magic wand/add/none/0/0/selections/modify by 5/paste pp/invert/delete/move below frame/select none
On this pp use effects/medhi/fur/default/2x
Paste tube
Merge visible/crop/resize/add proper copyright/name and you are done

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Her Diary - FTU

Scrapkit - Her Diary - HERE
Mask - Mask07 by Zuzzanna HERE
Tube - Pinuptoons - HERE
DS is your choice
Please remember to leave thanks when downloading
Open pp4 and apply mask/merge group
Ele66 - resize 80% and place on canvas
Grab magic wand/freehand selection/feather 0..trace around the frame
Paste pp3/invert/delete and drag below the frame
Adjust/blur/gaussian at 8
Paste your tube of choice - mine is sitting and I placed her on the bottom right of frame
Ele36 - resize 70% and place under the frame and erase any on the outside
Layer properties - set to hard light and opacity 70
Ele41 - resize 20% and place on branches
Ele37 - resize 40% and paste top left of frame
Image/duplicate/image mirror....merge down
Image/duplicate/image flip
Ele50 - resize 45% and place bottom left of frame
Ele53 - paste onto canvas and place at bottom half of frame and drag below your tube
Resize your tag by 90%
Ele55 - Image/flip and place on canvas and drag to layer above mask
Ele58 - resize 35% and place next to candle and drag below candle layer
adjust/sharpen more/ds
Ele44 - resize 40% and place behind candle and bottle
Merge visible/crop/resize/add proper copyright

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Beach Bash USA (quick n easy)

Scrapkit by Tasha - HERE
Mask 321 - HERE (use top mask)
Tube is an Exclusive to PFD - Victoria - HERE
PLEASE leave thank you's when downloading
Open new image 700x700
Paste pp4 - resized by 85%
Apply mask/merge group
Stars - place on top of mask
Frame3 - resize 90%
Grab Magic Wand - add/none and click inside frame/selections/modify/expand by 6 and right click on your mask layer and promote selection to layer/deselect
Adjust/blur/motion blur/angle45/strength100 - repeat 1x
Duplicate and merge down
Stars2 - place on rh side of frame - duplicate/image/rotate/right/90 and drag to bottom of frame
Boombox - resize 70%
Chair - place under frame - erase any hanging outside frame
Umbrella - resize 70% - same
Place tube as shown
Sparkles2 - place and move down a bit
Crab - resize 70% - image/free rotate left 20%
Add ds of your choice/crop/merge visible/resize/add proper copyright/

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Lemonade Kind of Day - FTU

Scrapkit - Lemonade Stand  HERE  (please leave love when downloading)
MaskHERE  #80
Tube - Popeye Wong "Laying in the Fun" - HERE 
Open pp11/apply mask/merge group
place ele16 and position at bottom of mask
place tube on ele (see image)
ele7 - resize 40% and place as 
ele5 - resize 10% and place on ele13
ele3 - resize 60% - image/free rotate/right/20
word art by me

ele2 - resize 30%
ele40 - resize 30%
ele23 - resize 60%
merge visible/crop/resize as needed
add text

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

American Tease - FTU

Scrapkit -  USA HERE  by Tami (Addictive Pleasures)  please leave a ty when downloading
Template - #50 - HERE Can't find the blog, if this is yours, please let me know so I can give proper credit
Tube - Keith Garvey American Tease HERE
Open template - image/rotate right
Image/canvas size 700x700
Delete 12-14 and background layer
Starting at bottom and adding ds as you go:
Wire - image/rotate right
Raster4 - pp3
Raster5 - bestinshow2
Copy raster5 - bestinshow
Raster2 - pp12
Raster3 - pp11
Raster6&both 7 - pp8
Place following elements:
Beads - place center
Fireworks - drag below as i have
Bow3 - resize 45%
Pearls - resize 70%
Heart - resize 45%, image/free rotate/right/20
Merge all visible/crop/resize as needed/add proper copyright
Now to add name
Materials Pallette - close your foregound box
Background will be white
Font line across should be set as follows
Font -stripes caps/size 100/direction is vertical and left/stroke 0.2/kerning at -175 (-150 depending on name)
Type out your name - position in center and save

Monday, June 15, 2015

Fairytales - FTU

Scrapkit by AnitaHERE
MaskHERE  use mask1
Tube - by Nocturne at PFD HERE
Pleae leave thank you's when downloading
Drop Shadow of your choice as you go along
Open new image 700x700
Paste pp2 and apply mask/merge group
Sparkles1 - resize 80% and paste onto mask
Paste frame1
Butterflies - resize 90%
Paste frame6
Paper4 - resize 75%
Grab magic wand/add/none and click inside frame/modify by 8/paste pp10/invert/delete/select none and drag below frame layer
Bird4 - resize 60% - paste over top lh corner of frame
Circles - paste at bottom of frame
Ivy - paste over rh side of frame
Flower3 - paste over rh bottom corner
Branch1 - paste  onto canvas
Glitter swirl - paste onto canvas
Dots1 - resize75% and paste over lh side of frame
Flowers4 - resize 40% and paste next to flower3 on left of flower
Paste your sitting tube
Merge visible/crop/resize/add proper copyright
In my forum, Creative Cafe, this was a mystery tutorial and the gals created their version just following is what they created


Over in The Taggers Lounge, Rhonda gave me this tag

Sunday, June 14, 2015


Scrapkit - Horseplays Pasture "Come Summer Morning - HERE (2nd kit down) Please remember to leave a ty
Tube - Pinuptoons from CDO HERE (do not use without proper copyright license)
Filter - Mura Meister/copies
Open new image 700x700
Paste pp7 to canvas and apply square mask of choice/merge group
Open ele22 and select all/float/defloat/invert and paste pp5/delete/select none
Merge visible
resize this by 78% and paste onto canvas
Grab magic wand - add/none/0 and click inside frame/selections/select all/expand by 6 and paste pp10/invert/delete/select none
Click on frame and go to adjust/adjust more/and add a ds of your choice
Ele15 - paste onto canvas
El18 - same
El16 - same-layer properties to 70
Ele44 - resize 90% and paste at bottom of frame
El36 - resize 40% and paste on end of chain - duplicate/image/mirror- merge down onto chain
El36 - place also at each top corner
El1 - place right top corner
El1 - resize 70%/mirro/and place lh top corner of frame
El28 - resize 40 paste onto canvas - Effects/Mura Meister/copies/line at default. Drag below frame and erase any over the bottom and side
El15 - resize 30% and place directly above l bottom corner flower
Place kneeling tube - duplicate and drag this below frame click on original and erase any hanging over
El24 - resize 40% - place rh bottom corner of frame
Merge visible - crop - image/resize - add proper copyright and done

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Cluster Frame The Taggers Lounge

Did a challenge in The Taggers Lounge Blog HERE

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Sweet Rainbo

Scrapkit -  "Sweet Rainbow" kit HERE
Mask - HERE  using mask #4
Tube - Spazz's Maggie HERE  (do not use without proper license)
Please remember to leave love for downloading
Open new image 650x650
d/s of your choice as you go along
Paste pp10 on canvas and apply mask/merge group
Duplicate - bottom mask - Adjust/blur/gaussian at 20
Original mask - Effects - antique mosaidc at default
Merge down
Place cloud3 in center of mask
Paste leafs1 and move slightly to the right/duplicate/image/mirror/merge down
Paste frame4 onto canvas
resize your tube and paste on frame, erase any left over the frame
(if using same tube as i am, I resized 25% and then 85%)
Paste doodle2 and move slightly to the left and behind your tube
Doodle4 - resize by 90% and place bottom of frame
paste appleblossom element at bottom of heart - position at bottom - very carefully erase the stem at the top
Butterfly4 - resize 40% and place top right of frame
Layers/merge visible/crop/resize/add proper copyright and you are done

Ladies from the forum "The Taggers Lounge" created these beauties!!! TY so much for trying my tut


Monday, April 20, 2015

Quick n Easy Forum

This week we will try a forum tutorial - quick and easy
Scrapkit - Horseplay's "Faith" (5th one down)  HERE
Tube - Spazz's 'Lauren"  HERE (or tube of choice)
Font - Respective HERE
Open new image 650x200
Paste pp16
Resize tube some - paste onto canvas and move her to the right
New raster layer/selections/select all/modify/select selection borders/6/both sides/anit alias checked
Paste pp4/invert/delete/select none
Effects/EC4000/gradient glow
under settings click on electric in your basics tab...change glow width to 3/ok
Ele17 - place onto canvas and drag under tube/mirror and place to your liking
Crop/add proper copyright and name

Monday, April 6, 2015

FTU Spring Fling

Scrap Kit - HERE
Mask - your choice (I used a round one)
Tube - Ismael Rac HERE  (I used super sexy babe)
Font - Cellos Script HERE
Open new image 600x600 transparent
Paper9 - paste onto canvas/apply mask/merge group
Sparkliesnbubbles - resize 75% and paste onto canvas
WordArt circle - resize 95% and paste onto canvas
Ele19 - resize 90% and paste onto canvas (erase shadow on this element bottom right side corner)
Ele42 - resize 40% and place 2 o'clock position on wordart circle
Ele23 - resize 40% and place 7 o'clock position
Ele25 - resize 40% and place behind bird
Ele29 - resize 40% and place underneath birds feet
Paste tube and erase any of tube hanging out the bottom
Crop/resize/add proper copyright
Font - size 100 and used EC4000 - glass

Sunday, March 22, 2015

FTU Easter

Scrapkit - by Golden HERE
Template - by Vicky bunny temp - HERE
Tube - PUT "Kimmy Bunny" @ CDO HERE
Font - bumblebees HERE
Open template and delete copyright layer, resize templ by 80%, hide white background
I will be starting at the bottom and working my way up...DS as you go
Shape2 - pp3
Duplicate/click on original/effects/texture effects/antique mosaic
ES swirl1 - resize 65% - bring above shape2
Shape4 - pp2
Shape3 - pp19
Shape1 - pp17
Untitled - selections/select all/float/defloat
Bunny4 - image/free rotate/left 20/ paste so his face is fitting to untitled layer/delete
Adjust/sharpen/sharpen more
Egg rainbow - resize 65% and place bottom of template - drag your bunny face up a bit - erase any bunny left after
Eggs1 - resize 41% and place on top of clouds on rainbow
Place your tube and center her
Crop/use proper copyright
Add name

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Tube - Ismael Rac HERE
Effects used:
Mura Meister - Copies
PSP Effects
Xero - Porcelain, Carravagio
new image 600x250
paste tube
effects - mura meister/copies/wallpaper rotate/default
Effects/texture effects/blinds/default/color white
Effects - Xero Carravagio/5, 3, 5, -27, repeat
Grab selections tool/rounded square/add/feather 20
Make a square in center and promote selection to layer
Paste face of tube over the promoted layer/selections/select all/float/invert/delete/select none
Effects - Xero/porcelain/blue slider to 0
Layer properties to multiply/default
Click on promoted layer
Effects/texture/mosaic antique/default
X out wallpaper layer and merge visible - now move this to the left
Resize tube/ paste onto canvas/image/mirror and drag to left
Effects/mura meister/copies/afterimage linear/default
Effects/xero/porcelain/same as before
Merge visible/crop
New raster layer/selections/select all/modify/select selections borders/boder width is 6, both sides checked
Flood fill with a drak color from tube/select none
Add a bevel of choice to your frame and a small white gradient glow
Add proper copyright and you are done

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

FTU - Bleeding Love

Scrapkit - Bleeding can find HERE
Mask - Mask of choice
Tube - Ismael Rac ....(DO NOT USE without a license) HERE
Font - Segoe Script - 100
**DS as you go**
Open new image 700x700
Open frame7 - resize 90%
Paste onto canvas
grab your freehand selection tool/add/feather 0 and carefully draw around frame/paste pp5/invert/delete and drag below frame/deselect
Paste tube/duplicate/drag dupicate above frame and erase any hanging out bottom of frame
Open pp27 and add Love sequins/duplicate/image/mirror/image flip....then add love flowers/place top left/image/mirror/image/flip and position bottom right....add ds to all and merge visible....apply mask of choice/merge group and duplicate/merge down to make a little darker - resize 85% and paste onto canvas and drag to bottom
Flowerstem3 - paste onto canvas/image/mirror/and place top right corner of frame
Loveswirlheart - drag below frame paper layer
Doodle2 - paste onto canvas/image/mirror and position top left of frame
Bleedinglovesequins - resize 60% and paste on frame paper
Bleedingloveflower4 - resize 30% and paste to left of tube on frame paper
Merge all visible/crop/resize/add proper copyright

Monday, March 9, 2015

Luck - FTU

Scrap Kit by Peace - HERE
Template - HERE
Mask - use the one from the mask challenge for this week Smile
Tube - PFD - Anastasia HERE (do not use without proper copyright)
Font - Irish Spaghetti - HERE
REMEMBER - when downloading, please say a thank you
Open template and delete copyright layer and background
Image/canvas size/650x650
Open pp8 and apply mask/merge group
Now resize by 75%
Paste onto image and move to bottom
Paste element6
Click on inside frame layer and paste ele1
Ele71 - resize 40% and place bottom right of white shamrock layer
Ele49 - resize 50% and place left under the shamrock
Tube - if using the one I am, resize by 46% and then resize by 90%
Paste onto canvas and erase anything at bottom of inside frame fill
Ele19 - paste onto image and position bottom of frame fill
Click on word art layer/selection/select all/float/modify/contract by 2
Open pp17 and resize 87%/paste onto word art/selection/invert/delete/select none
Ele12 - resize 45% and place top left of lace frame and free rotate left/20
Merge visible/crop/resize/add proper copyright
Font - size 100, light green with a stroke 1 of black

What happened???

Wow, not sure what happened to my blog....sorry is such a mess. I will try and clean it out. I also will start posting new tuts shortly. Thanks Had to delete over 100 tuts as the tags went missing.